Product Owner & Managers in Real Agile Life

Agile Connect Scrum Alliance


Session Type:

  • Talk (45 minutes).

Session Track:

  • Product Development.

Session Language:

  • English.

Session Level:

  • Conscious (Ha) Practitioners.

Session Summary:

The talk will focus on how to be an effective Product Owner/Manager and what key skills & processes you need to have to thrive.

Session Abstract:

How to be an effective Product Owner:

  • Scope definition: capture scope, epic boards, user stories, prototype, acceptance criteria, backlog, Demo.
  • Soft skills: negotiations, empathy, responsibility, independent, ceremonies.
  • Do the extra mile: understand customers, manage stakeholders.
  • Post Release: analysis, Google Analytics, product improvements, praise the team.
  • Training, learning and certification,
  • Tracking tools
  • Waterfall traps and mistakes.

How to be an effective Product Manager:

  • Stakeholder management.
  • Expectation management.
  • Trust, delegate.
  • Competitor analysis.
  • Product analysis.
  • Ideas backlog.
  • Shaping the future of the products.
  • Understand customers.
  • Prioritization

PM vs PO or PM & PO:

  • How a PM should work with a PO.
  • Share responsibilities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Create a profile of an effective Product Owner/Product Manager.
  • Identify key skills & behaviors needed for delivering amazing products.
  • Identify tools & methods that will help you to be on top of your job.
  • Identify Scrum/Agile ceremonies, tactics used for preparing & delivering a product.
  • Learn how to deal will powerful stakeholders.
  • Learn how a Product Owner and a Product Manager can work together to deliver products.
  • Find out the usual mistakes that can happen or be done in the Agile Process.
  • Share real life experience from an experienced Product Owner/Product Manager.